One⁸: performances of Interscape, and, post-performance talk by Merce Cunningham and Robert Rauschenberg at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., 2000-04-06/08Additional title: Interscape (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesMerce Cunningham Dance Company (Associated name)Cage, John (Composer)Cunningham, Merce (Speaker)Dempster, Loren (Instrumentalist)Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008 (Speaker)Snyder, Andrea (Moderator)Vaughan, David, 1924- (Speaker)John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.) (Host)
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2000-04-06 - 2000-04-08
Table of ContentsStreaming file 1, Apr. 6: Interscape [One⁸ / John Cage] (Loren Dempster) (0:19-43:59) -- Audience applause and recording silence (44:00-47:43) -- Begins abruptly, Andrea Snyder of Dance/USA introduces post-performance talk (47:44-48:57) -- Merce Cunningham and Robert Rauschenberg speak about their collaboration on Antic meet (1958), including meeting in 1958 at Connecticut College School of Dance; brief anecdotes of [Merce Cunningham Dance] Company tours in the early 1960's; more anecdotes from touring the United States in Cunningham's VW bus (49:07-59:02) -- Andrea Snyder introduces David Vaughan, and the audience question and answer session (59:28-1:00:11) -- Unidentified audience member asks question [nearly inaudible] and Snyder re-states the question (1:00:12-1:01:40) -- David Vaughan responds with an anecdote from Morton Feldman, ends abruptly (1:01:41-1:02:28) -- Recording silence (1:02:29-1:03:38) |||| Streaming file 2, Apr. 7 and Apr. 8: Interscape [One⁸ / John Cage] (Loren Dempster) (0:00-38:30) -- Recording silence (38:31-48:24) -- Interscape [One⁸ / John Cage] (Loren Dempster) (48:25-1:33:51)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTD-A 875
TopicsAleatory musicCello musicModern dance musicCage, John. One⁵
GenresMusicLive sound recordings
NotesContent: Contains the music for Merce Cunningham's Interscape (2000) consisting of John Cage's cello solo, One⁸, that can also be played with Cage's orchestral music, 108. These performances are of the cello solo only.Content: Title, dates, location, performer, and speakers provided by cataloger based on handwritten notes on original DAT containers and audition.Content: Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 1: "Kennedy Center ; 4-6-00 ; 108 (Interscape) ; 108 [One⁸] - cello, Loren Dempster ; Also Merce + Bob R [Robert Rauschenberg] post-show chat w/out moderator". Handwritten note on original DAT container no. 2: "Kennedy Center ; 4-7 +4-8-00 ; Interscape 108 [One⁸] ; cello - Loren Dempster ; 2 performances".Numbering: Donor's inventory numbers: D316, and, D317.Performers: Loren Dempster, cello.Venue: Recorded in performances at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in, Washington, District of Columbia, 2000 April 6-8.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 2 audiocassettes (DAT) (159 minutes total) : digital, .3209 ips, 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, two track, stereoSound quality is mostly good; at times, Rauschenberg speaks away from the microphone but he is still audible.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 897513777NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20492035Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 497c4340-b822-0133-08bc-60f81dd2b63c
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